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On March 21, 2015 at Chilliwack General Hospital at the age of 61 years. Evelyn Peters was born and raised at Seabird Island. A teacher at the Seabird Island Community School, coordinator of the Learning Centre, cultural advisor and cross cultural trainer for her community. She was an Elder/cultural teacher at Kent Institution, Mountain and Chilliwack Community Correctional. A renowned and gifted champion of the Stolo culture. Evelyn was the heart of Seabird Island. Her creativity, kindness, generosity and caring heart was legendary. She is survived by her husband David Kay, her children Dianna Kay (John), Karla Kay, Travis Kay, her grandchildren Hunter Silver, Tayvah Kay and her brothers & sisters, Audrey Grant, Barb (Gerry), Allen (Betty), Tony, Garry (Leanne), Reid (Tammy), Ronnie (Mike), Sharon, Isabelle (Chris) and Gordon (Darlene). Evelyn was predeceased by her parents Mabel Ewen and Alfred Peters and one brother Floyd Peters. Traditional Service at Seabird Island Gym at 10 am on Friday, March 27, 2015. Online condolences may be offered at www.woodlawn-mtcheam.ca.
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